Comprises transcript (typewritten) of Llannor Vestry book, 1765-1811.
Llannor Vestry Book Transcript
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- ReferenceGB 222 BMSS LVBK
- Dates of CreationEarly 20th century [Transcript of original material dated 1765-1811]
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- Language of MaterialEnglish.
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Administrative / Biographical History
The parish of Llannor, in the county of Caernarfonshire (now known as Gwynedd), north Wales, was, in common with other parishes, a major instrument of local government. The parish, represented by a selection of members known as the vestry, had responsibility for poor relief, as well as maintenance of highways and law and order, which continued until local government reforms in the late nineteenth century. In 1894 parish government was reconstructed which left vestries with limited powers such as the election of churchwardens and administration of charities.
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Description compiled by Anne Lenaghan, July 2002.
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Item level word-processed list is available at the Archives Department, University of Wales, Bangor. Reference number: General Collection of Bangor Manuscripts: 231
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